The Master of Science in Accounting at the University of Michigan-Dearborn provides the specialized training required for success in the challenging professions of corporate accounting, controllership, public accounting, and taxation. It also provides students the knowledge and number of credits required to complete the Uniform CPA Examination.
Choose either the Financial Accounting or Taxation track. Whichever track you choose will become the official concentration listed on your academic transcript.
The program offers expert faculty, expansive opportunities for networking, and the flexibility of evening and on-line course, all from a highly-ranked business school.
Admission is rolling, and you may begin the program in September, January, or May. You may enroll on a full- or part-time basis.
University of Michigan-Dearborn BBA students who have been admitted to the MS-Accounting may take up to 6 graduate credits during their final semester of the undergraduate program.
Applicants must have completed undergraduate accounting courses in at least 7 of the 8 following areas in order to be eligible for admission: Financial, Managerial, Cost, Asset, Equity, Federal Income Taxation, Accounting Information Systems, and Auditing.
Applicants must also meet additional admission requirements.
Financial Accounting Track
Core Courses (7 courses/21 credit hours)
Communications for the Accounting and Tax Professional
Electives (3 courses/9 credits)
Choose three courses with the prior approval of the Graduate
ACC 516, ACC 539, BE 580, BI 500, DS 520, FIN 581, FIN 651,
Core Courses (3 courses/9 credit hours)
Communications for Accounting and Tax Professionals
Electives (5 courses/15 credits)
Choose five courses from:
Income Tax Accounting Rules and Timing Issues
Electives (2 courses/6 credits)
Choose two courses with the prior approval of the Graduate Programs Office from our extensive list of graduate business courses.